What's on inSutton

Welcome to Sutton

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Sutton - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Sutton to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Editor's Picks

Forthcoming events in Sutton

Tourist Attractions

Red Lion Farm

Come and see the farm animals and taste the wonderful home‐made ice cream at Red Lion Farm just at Haughton, a few miles drive from Stafford. The farm have been making ice cream since the 1980's for the customers of the farm shop, and their recipe hasn't…


This substantial red‐brick villa is typical of the many thousands that were built for the prosperous middle classes in the late Victorian period.Sunnycroft is one of the very few villas to have survived, with a mini estate and largely unaltered contents and decoration.There's lots to see and do…

Weston Park

Over 1000 acres of formal gardens, enchanting woodland, idyllic lakes and follies make up the rich tapestry of this magnificant historic park. The centrepiece is the House, withits collection of paintings, tapestries, procelain and fine furniture. With an Adventure Playground, Miniature Railway and Animal Centre, the…

Boscobel House

Boscobel House was built around 1632, when John Gifford of Whiteladies converted a timber‐framed farmhouse into a hunting lodge. The Gifford family were Catholics, at a time when the religion was outlawed. Tradition holds that the true purpose of Boscobel was to serve as a secret place for…

Stafford Castle

This prominent vantage point and strategic site was quickly recognised by the Normans, who built a huge timber fortress here by 1100 AD. Originally built by Robert de Toeni, later known as Robert of Stafford, in the Norman period, Stafford Castle has dominated the local skyline for…

Lilleshall Abbey

The extensive, evocative ruins of an abbey of Augustinian canons, dissolved in 1538, feature the remains of the 12th‐ and 13th‐century church and cloister buildings, surrounded by lawns and ancient yew trees. Closed 1 October ‐ 31 March.…

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